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Pancreatic cancer cells use the same energy as sprinters’ muscles to spread

Our scientists are using hydrogels to understand more about how pancreatic cancer cells spread.

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Science Snaps: stopping cancer in its tracks

This entry is part 29 of 29 in the series Science Snaps

Our scientists at the Beatson Institute are using powerful microscopes to zoom in on how cancer cells move.

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British Science Week 2020: how different approaches are helping us beat cancer

To celebrate British Science Week 2020, we spoke to 3 researchers with vastly different science experience.

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Evolution, sex and TRACERx: how cancer’s ‘spare tyre’ helps it survive  

New research reveals how some cancer cells double their genome to help them survive. Find out more about cancer’s ‘spare tyre’.

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The making of a living ovarian cancer biobank

Our scientists are growing a living ovarian cancer biobank in Manchester.

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Science Snaps: targeting cancers’ surroundings

This entry is part 28 of 29 in the series Science Snaps

Scientists are intercepting conversations between supporting cells and blood vessels that could help cancer spread.

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Our biggest cancer news stories of 2019

We look back at the top cancer news stories of 2019, including the first trial of a cancer breath test and a new international collaboration to understand how the bacteria in our gut help cancer grow.

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Predicting lung cancer’s return at surgery

New lung cancer research shows that detecting potential tumour cells leaving the vein in the lung at surgery may predict the diseases return.

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What can tumours in Tasmanian devils teach us about immunotherapy resistance?

A peculiar type of tumour, in an even more peculiar type of animal, could hold some clues to help scientists overcome immunotherapy resistance in humans.

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Different challenges, same determination: how we’re tackling children’s and young people’s cancers

Through our new research strategy, we’re determined to improve survival and reduce long-term side effects for children and young people with cancer.

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